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MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
this hour. hilliard is just outside of columbus. now, frankly county went 59% for obama in 2008. but the gop is putting up a fight here. now, the president has three stops in ohio today. he'll stay here tomorrow in the morning. mitt romney has two, plus the stop in wisconsin. and just by looking at the candidate's itineraries, it tells you b a lot about just how important they think this state is. it's going to be an all-out fight for ohio's 18 electoral votes. it's worth repeating. no republican has ever won the presidency without ohio. just this morning, there was a better than expected jobs report. while the unemployment rate picked up to 7.9%, 171,000 jobs were created. that beats estimates by a strong margin. now, here in ohio, the unemployment rate is lower than the national average. it is 7%. late yesterday, i visited both the romney and obama campaign headquarters in columbus. when i asked people why they're giving their time and what people they're talking to are telling them, the economy is still the central issue in this campaign. >> i think the economy is not doing well and i thi
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 3:00pm PST
restaurant? downtown, columbus, ohio. this is the state that could be the place where the next president of the united states is decided. and we have crews everywhere. we want to tell you first off, though, president barack obama and his challenger mitt romney have no space in their schedules today, and why should they? i want you to look at the number on the bottom of your screen. it says, two days. two days is what's left before the election in america. the two candidates and their camps are all over america today. president obama a at functions from new hampshire to colorado, while mitt romney is keeping his attention focused on states further east. they're working late, too. one of the president's events is at 10:30 tonight in aurora, colorado. that is mitt romney and his wife ann at an energetic gop rally this afternoon. that's in cleveland, ohio. he told supporters a slogan used by the president four years ago better applies to him this time around. >> if you believe we can do better, if you believe america should be on a better course or if you're tired of being tired, then i ask
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 2:00pm PDT
, the news continues with don lemon in columbus, ohio, battleground stat state. >>> thank you very much, fredricka, i'm don lemon. good evening, everyone, from the beautiful boat house restaurant in downtown columbus, ohio, we're coming to you tonight from a critical swing state, a state, quite frankly, with the luxury to call itself the swing state. a state in our minds and hearts that can only call itself devastated, places like jersey and new york. for almost a week now, we have been watching people literally fight for their lives. >> we are going to die. you don't understand, you got to get your trucks here on this corner. >> nearly 3 million people, still without power in 15 states. 106 people are dead now, and leaders say they could find more bodies underneath the rubble or washing to shore. now, that is a background, but with no gas and water in some places and with food and shelter in short supply in many places, where would politics? specifically voting, be on your list of priorities? it is not very high, even for the governor of new jersey. >> i have the job here in new jersey
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
of all battlegrounds, welcome back from columbus. 2% of the electorate in ohio are women. 55%. the combination of the diversity obama coalition. you add it up, simple math. as bill clinton said, just a -- >> in that speech. there was another area that was traditionally republican, but it shifted. >> we'll do a little -- turn this up. if you look at this close presidential election, 2004, post presidential elections in american politics won the suburbs. this is the 2000 election. you see bush winning in the denver suburbs. the president wins, the democrats win in downtown. that's senator kerry in that year. but now, 2012. it's blue. in the key swing states, the democrats dominate in the suburbs. back over to ohio and let's make sure, now mitt romney did a good job. he won lake county, which is a trouble spot, but that's a big suburb just outside of cleveland, but look around columbus. sorry. outside of the columbus city where you were in, the president wins in the suburbs. down here in cincinnati and around here, this has to be for the, look at this election. go back to 2004.
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 2:00am PST
springsteen holding rallies in madison, wisconsin, columbus, ohio, des moines, iowa. governor romney has been in stanford, florida, lynchberg and fairfax, virginia, columbus, ohio, and manchester, ohio, and it wouldn't be an election without a legal mess in florida. voters reporting lines up to seven hours long at some south florida early polling stations. but at the end of the day, tomorrow, it will all possibly be about ohio. the president holding a slim lead in the buckeye state in the polls. in this exclusive interview with cnn, john boehner of ohio says he believes that his state could just swing red. >> polls don't win the elections, voters do. i've been around ohio. i've done this trip around ohio for a lot of presidential races in the past. and i think ohioans vote with their wallets. that's why i think romney will win on tuesday. >> we're blanketing the battle grounds with our cnn reporters. john berman, of course, following that for us this morning. >> good morning. first up is florida. swing state considered a must win particularly for mitt romney. the most recent polling there has
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
both candidates are campaigning in columbus today. president obama is also vowing support in iowa and wisconsin. if he takes those states and ohio, he will have enough to win reelection. >> we tried their ideas. they didn't work. the economy didn't grow. >> it's anings us aing race to the finish -- exhausting race to the finish. >> we are asking you to work with us, to stand with us. >> reporter: mitt romney finishes with kidd rock with a big rally in new hampshire and both will appear on tape during halftime at monday night football. >>> it has been a week since superstorm sandy struck new york and new jersey. more than 1 1/2 million are still without power. fema is setting up goes distributions to try to get fuel to people. most of the students in new york did go back to school today, although the trip put an added strain on the transit system that isn't completely yet back online. >>> the rebuild is capturing the hearts of many marylanders as don harrison tells us one group is getting behind first responders. >> reporter: john williams run has facebook page dedicated to anne ar
CNN
Nov 4, 2012 4:00am PST
more than 4 million registered voters including those in columbus and cleveland. the free press says the software was never certified or tested. cnn's don lemon spoke to husted last night and gave him a chance to respond. >> we have a new system, all we have to do is load the data into the election reporting system. and actually it's so -- it's so -- the reporting system and the actual counting system are not connected in any way, and the results that anybody can get in their home on the computer, they're going to get them the same time i do. we have a very transparent system that's brand new and will help people across this country and across the world frankly look right at our website with what's going on. >> so nothing fishy going on. >> nothing fishing going on. >>> 1.6 million early votes have been cast in ohio. that tops it in 2008. early voting continues through monday. a programming note, be sure to joan anderson cooper and wolf blitzer as they take a close like at the candidates' final push in the american election in the 2012 "countdown to election day" at 8:00 p.m. eastern
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 4:30am PST
, namely ohio. president obama and mitt romney will both be in columbus today. the state has chosen the winner the last 12 presidential elections. yesterday the president was in florida, mitt romney was in pennsylvania. >> if there is anyone who wonders whether better jobs or paychecks are a thing of the past i have a clear and unequivocal message. with the right leadership, america is about to come roaring back. >> the president: it is a choice between a return to the top down policies that crashed our economy or the strong, growing middle class-based policies that getting us out of a crisis. >> reporter: the race is as close as it gets, poll shows president obama with a one point lead over mitt romney, another poll shows the two in a dead heat with 48% each. after ohio president obama travels to wisconsin and iowa. romney holding events in florida, virginia and new hampshire. >> we'll be working around the clock to bring you up to the minute election results tomorrow. at 3 p.m. join us for a special edition of abc7 news including live reports from the obama and romney campaign hea
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 4:30am PST
this morning, 10 days after superstorm sandy. here's a live picture from columbus circle in new york city, you see the snow on ground there, roads look to be clear we don't see much sign of heavy winds now the nor'easter is affecting travel in the bay area 11 flights scheduled to arrive in san francisco from philadelphia, newark and new york are cancel this morning. 31 flights were cancelled yesterday. sandy victims are hunkering down again this morning. paula faris has more. >> reporter: the northeast had just begun recovering from sandy now this. heavy snowfall on top of the destruction. >> it is snowing this is like in to injury hurricane now blizzard. >> reporter: the storm is dropping wet snow, sleet and rain wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, falling temperatures adding to the problems for those without heat and electricity. police took to the streets and urged people to take shelter. volunteers are clearing out supplies that have been collected in order to make room for people who might need shelter. new jersey issued mandatory evacuation order for several coastline communities. >> cop
FOX Business
Nov 5, 2012 3:00pm EST
to jeff flock in the very important key battleground of ohio. he's in columbus. jeff: from bad upholstery to better weather but i tell you i still think i have the assignment because i'm at an obama rally here in columbus ohio where we are waitinggon bruce springsteen who will be out in a moment. the rapper jayz will be here as well. ohio as you know is probably the most watched state. i will tell you from what we have seen on the ground thus far, this get out the vote campaign on the part of the president is a strong one. their ground game is i think running at a very high level right now. so be very important for the republicans to get their vote out at the polls tomorrow as well. maybe you see this scene in the nationwide arena. i would say at this point, maybe 10, 12, 13,000, we're almost packed here. and the president's been using people like stevie wonder, jayz, bruce springsteen to energize his base to get those folks to the polls. also fun to hear bruce springsteen sing. liz: you definitely have the great assignment. although barnes gets to lean on that lovely seat. thank you. >>
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
. today each will rally their supporters in columbus. the president will return to his home in chicago tonight. t.j. winick joins us from chicago. >> reporter: election day may not be until tomorrow, 27 million americans have already cast their vote. a scene of how close the obama campaign believes in could be the president appeared in new hampshire, which only has four electoral votes. >> the president: we are no longer relevant now. we are props. because what has happened is now the campaign falls on these 25-year-old kids out there knocking on doors, making calls. >> reporter: he was joined by bill clinton, who mocked romney's pitch. >> don't pay too much attention to what our solutions are, just be disappointed and look at me, i look like a president. and i talk like one. and i'm telling you it is all going to be all right if you elect me. >> reporter: with one day to go, candidates crisscrossed the battle states, romney 14 stops in seven states, president obama, 14 stops in eight states. both claim victory is within reach. >> he's hoping we'll settle. americans don't settle. we bu
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 1:00pm PST
. >>> president obama getting ready to speak at a rally in columbus, ohio. we'll go there when we see him. meanwhile, we're going to quickly which can in on three of the battleground states that we expect potentially decide this presidential election. let's start with ohio. its 18 electoral votes are crucial. you've heard it a million times by now. but history show that is republicans don't win the white house if they don't carry ohio. president obama won ohio back in 2008. george bush barely carried ohio in 2004. cnn's martin savidge joins us from cleveland. early voting, martin, very important for the president. how's it looking where you are in cleveland right now? >> reporter: well, at least the cnn poll of the early voters seem to be going very much in president obama's favor. let me point out something here. the early voting has finally come to an end in the state of ohio. the reason i say finally is it began october 2nd. it ended at 2:00 this afternoon. the complete tallies for the state are not up. but up until friday, 1.6 million early votes were cast. of that, 1.1 million were a
CNN
Nov 5, 2012 4:00am PST
. the president will hold rallies in madison, wisconsin, columbus, ohio, des moines, iowa. governor romney is in florida and lynchburg and fairfax virginia, columbus ohio and in manchester, new hampshire. and it wouldn't be a presidential election without some kind of legal fight in the state of florida. the state's democratic party is suing to extend early voting hours with people reporting lines of up to seven hours at some south florida early polling stations. cnn has this place covered like no other network. we've got dan lothian in madison, wisconsin. jim acosta is in orlando, florida, martin savidge is in cleveland, ohio. miguel marquez is in las vegas, nevada. ed lavandera is in denver, colorado, for us this morning. john zarrella comes to us live from plantation, florida. we want to begin with complete comprehensive coverage with john berman checking in to see how our correspondents are faring. >> thanks, soledad. the candidates are all over the place today. president obama and mitt romney hold atriallies in seven states today. a final frenetic day of campaigning across the battleg
FOX News
Nov 5, 2012 10:00am PST
off to columbus, ohio. followed by a stop in des moines, iowa, before ending the day in his hometown of chicago, where he will likely watch the election results come in. governor romney visiting battleground states including virginia, ohio, and new hampshire. we are also told that he will not be arriving in his hometown of belmont, massachusetts, until overnight tonight. what do the candidates campaign stops reveal about their strategies? and also what their internal polling tells him? joining me now is chris stirewalt. and michael brown. let me start with you. what does it tell us? >> it sounds like mitt romney is very eager to keep the path to the presidency to him open. that is to win ohio. if he can close what seems to be a persistent that small gap in ohio, his chances of winning the overall presidency are much higher. that's what he wants to do. megyn: michael, what does it say about mitt romney campaign on election day. something obama is not going to do. >> we are seeing a close election in multiple states. in the polling and in the public polling, we are saying the same thin
FOX Business
Nov 6, 2012 11:00am EST
romney as one too. the ohio capital of columbus. the tufting is governor romney has not led in a single:last couple weeks in ohio. that makes it difficult. closest is the rasmussen poll which has been tied. deal i know poll which university of cincinnati has, pulled yesterday at obama won by seven points but if it is close here is where ohio gets interesting because of the labyrinthian process of counting votes. not counted tonight, we spend an hour with secretary of state in ohio last night, absentee ballots, oversee ballots, with incomplete ids, provisional ballots. a lot of people expected to account provisional ballots adjudicated later. as many as 200,000. it is a close race we will not have a winner in ohio tonight. we could have florida all over again with worse weather. would not be fun. dagen: i love how you bring it back to the weather. thank you. jeff: i was in florida in 2,000 and it was nice. will not be nice here. connell: we will get it settled one way or the other. the other big story developing today in addition to the election is in this area in the northeast, and supe
CNN
Nov 6, 2012 2:00am PST
in ohio. i want to show you three parts in particular, suburbs of cleveland, columbus and cincinnati. a lot of attention on these spots. let's go in here to lake county. lake county. 2% of the population, the president personally spending time here. why? in 2004, this went to bush. this is territory the president got and he's trying to hold on to. 2008, the president had a slim margin here in lake county. he's definitely trying to hold on to that. columbus, both candidates interested in keeping ahold of this territory. it's 9% of the population. and you come down here to hamilton county, 7%, both candidates spending a lot of time around cincinnati. again, back in 2004, this was bush territory. the president taking that last time around, trying to defend this territory. that's why spare spending so much time personally in ohio. >> hopefully for them the math works. if you camp out you can keep those votes you had last time around. >> that's right. >>> other stories making news, zoraida has those stories. >>> coastal communities are sitting in the path of nor'easter. 1.2 million people
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at east from columbus circle, from this height and daylight, the city looks normal, right? but since the storm, four days now, this is manhattan when the sun goes down. it is dark, electricity is out for much of the city. and it is going to be like this for at least another night. con edison says millions of people should have power restored this weekend. outside the city, much of new jersey and connecticut, lights could be off until late november. >> give me that. >> people in new york getting desperate now for drinking water, filling containers from fire hydrants and then there is the gas problem. filling stations there running out of it. people are waiting for hours in their cars and on foot. some stations that still have gas and electricity are pumping, they're rationing whatever fuel they have left. police now are posted to keep impatient customers from now jumping the line. one new york hospital went into emergency overdrive monday night when the storm suddenly shut off power, filled the elevators with water. they had 260 patients, including newborns. they had to get them out r
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
18 electoral votes. we'll go to columbus as voters hit the polls. >> and former party chairman haley barbour of mississippi and hour dean add their insights and analysis of what to look for as the day unfolds. after >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning, everyone. 7:26 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. the polls are open right here in california for today's presidential election. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at san francisco's city hall with election details. >> reporter: good morning. polls opened at 7 a.m. and they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. we are outside san francisco city hall where 10 people have already dropped off their ballots this morning. now, before you vote here are a few things to keep in mind today. if you are a first time voter, you may need a photo i.d. or utility bill with name and address. if you have a vote by mail ballot, do not mail it. it will not get to an elections office in time. so instead, bring that ballot to a voting place if you want your vote to count. in san francisco, e
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
in the mythical stories that we tell ourselves. they are myths that begin with in 1492, columbus sailed the ocean blue and tell how the pilgrims and indians gave thanks for a bountiful harvest over a turkey dinner but none of the lessons prepare students to deal with the duty which they will be charged with as american adults, how to become responsible citizens. joining my panel is seth andrew, founder and superintendent of democracy prep, public schools. i want to move our conversation a little bit. this close to the election, what i want to talk about as a teacher is not just what's going to happen in this election but what's going to happen going forward. when i was looking at these tests of national civic knowledge, i was completely freaked out. may of 2011, fewer than 5% are demonstrating advanced levels of knowledge. what kind of social studies are we teaching? >> we have a crisis when we think of the actual knowledge of our o our electorate. we have kids that get out of school and they can't determine truth from lies. we have to rethink civic education in america in a dramatic way. we thin
FOX
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
in washington. still plenty cold out there to the west and north. pittsburgh 29 degrees. 27 in columbus. 37 in new york city. good news, not only we'll warm up, but they'll warm up with sunshine into new jersey and new york over the next couple of days. is . >> that's good. >> high pressure will move overhead later today. that will give us plenty of bright sunshine. little cool with highs in the mid- to upper 50s. but less wind. cold overnight. sunday and monday winds out of the south and west, and that means warmer air on the way. lots of sunshine with a nice warming trend. 57 today. mid-60s tomorrow. close to 70 sunday and monday afternoon. sunday veteran's day. monday many people get a holiday. good couple of days for holidays. >> are schools closed monday? no? >> not montgomery county. it's a half day, i believe. >> energy -- federal government is closed, right? >> julie wright is standing by with traffic. >> are we working monday? >> yes. >> we work every day. >> darn! we need that rule, if the schools are out, we're out, too. >> i like that. >> on the roads now you'll find north of t
ABC
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
. president obama and mitt romney will both be in columbus, today. the state has chosen the winner the last 12 presidential elections. yesterday the president was in florida, romney was in pennsylvania. >> if there is anyone who wonders whether better jobs and paychecks are a thing of the past. i have a clear and unequivocal message, with the right leadership america is about to come roaring back. >> the president: it is a choice between a return to the top down policies that crashed our economy or the strong growing middle class-based policies that are getting us out of a crisis. >> reporter: the race is as close as it gets. newest poll shows president obama with just a one point lead over mitt romney. a poll from politico shows the two in a dead heat with 48% each. at least 30 million people have already voted in 34 states, in person or by mail, no votes will be counted until tomorrow. >> stay with abc7 news for complete election results tomorrow, we will be live throughout the evening with updates, real-time results on abc7news.com the moment the polls close at 8:00, live updates all night
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:00am PST
this morning. let's look at what it has let in new york city. a live picture that is the columbus circle area to the right is central park there is traffic buses are moving the snow on the sidewalks, what you can't see is how windy it still feels, how blustery and cold it is normally something like this would be no big deal but this is after superstorm sandy. the falling temperatures are adding to the problems for those who already lost heat and electricity because of sandy. new jersey issued mandatory evacuation order for several coastline communities. >> cops are knocking on doors telling us we to evacuate immediately. they are expecting another surge of water and they want everybody out of the houses. >> we may face a setback in the next 24 hours. you need to be prepared for that. i'm prepared for that. >> a lot of people still without power, more have jut lost power people shivering in the cold some out of their homes from sandy drivers dealing with icy roads, closed highways on top of gas shortages and adjusted mass transit. >>> nor'easter is affecting travel here. 11 flights scheduled t
WHUT
Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. in columbus, they are urging that their members are allowed inside the polling place, which would create chaos. i have not heard many reports in the cleveland of people challenging voters in early voting. there is only one site in cleveland, so it is easy to keep track of what is happening, but on election day, there will be a lot of different sites. >> people in florida have reportedly waited as long as eight hours to vote early, causing state officials to file a lawsuit because of inadequate facilities. one official said that these long lines amounted to voter suppression. >> what is happening in this country cannot be allowed. >> let us vote! >> that is florida. talk about florida and then bring it back to ohio. we have this video of the investigative journalist in montgomery county, the early voting lines that snake through this one area. the line is endless, and yet, there were only a few hours too early boat. >> it is looking a lot like 2008. what the republicans did, they cut down the early voting hours, including the sunday before the election, when black churches historic immobilize t
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
carved out to our west. 26 in chicago and in columbus. 34 this morning in pittsburgh. much cooler air working in. boston is 63 degrees while binghamton is 32. >> it is crazy when you look at the map like that with the numbers. >> you can see where the front is. we are pretty much looking at our high temperatures. breezy and clly with sunshine building in. >> big change from yesterday. >> then you see all the really, really cold temperatures. is it going to be that cold here. >> we'll have upper 20s and low 30s here overnight too. more on that in a minute. >> not going to complain. >> i like that positive attitude. >> before we check in with julie on traffic, one note to pass along that is commuter related. after five years of construction, the wait is almost over. a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held to mark the opening of the 495 express lanes but the lane will not open to the public until saturday. saturda now, let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> and quite a change that will be because we'll have new exits that we've never talked about before so we'l
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
there. 42 but a lot of cool air across the mid-atlantic. in columbus, . things are generally looking favorable today. i saw stars when i got in the car this morning when i walked outside. >> you did? >> yeah. hadn't seen that in a while? >> do you look for this stuff? noo well, i kind of have to know what's going on. >> do we look at the news on the way in? >> sort of a job requirement but we do have a few clouds out to the west and some of those will roll in here during your day. partly sunny day with temperatures in the mid-50s. definitely jacket weather again for your friday but it should be dry. >> all right. here's julie. >> hey. >> quite an intro, huh? that's all i got on a friday. >> really? that's it? oh, man. somebody give him a mountain dew for wisdom. >> all right. >> so far nice and quiet. i kind of like how we're easing into this friday morning drive. 66 looks good coming inbound from fair oaks with no issues reported. light traffic reported for those on i-95 continuing, traffic volume continuing late and easy out toward the capitol beltway. overnight construction being
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
the president in madison, wisconsin monday, where he'll perform. then, the pair will travel to columbus, ohio, where they'll meet up with jz for an event. >>> employers added 171,000 jobs last month. however, that's not enough to keep pace with the growing economy and the unemployment rate actually went up to 7.9%. >> the unemployment report comes as the presidential candidates are in their final push before election day. wisdom martin is back in studio with more on today's events. >> always a lot of things going on as we get down to the last couple days before we decide who will be president of the united states. allison and tony, first, the president is coming to our area and will be appearing in manassas. dave matthews, the singer, will be there. today, mitt romney starts in wisconsin and both the president and romney both make appearances in the state of ohio. romney has two stops and the president has three. now, he's trying to make up for the lull in campaigning because of the super storm. the president was back on the campaign trail yesterday making appearances in wisconsin, nevada and
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
healthcare to learn about medicare plans that may be right for you. call now. ♪ >>> downtown columbus now. we're back in ohio, and the biggest prize in next week's election, well, prepare yourselves, everyone. look at the results of five -- this is five national polls. all of these poll takers talked to voters just within the last week. look at this. look at how close they are. note that many numbers are similar, are within a point, 48 here, 47 there, this is just more proof that the presidential race looks like it is going to be headed to a photo finish. so when the race is this tight, election day this close, i mean, what do the campaigns concentrate on? it really all boils down to, i'm sure gloria borger, our chief political analyst, it is a numbers game, gloria. >> yeah. >> she's in washington. yeah, so it boils down to numbers, right? >> it does. it boils -- it boils down to turnout. when you look at those national poll matchups, you know this, don, that's not really what we're looking at. because national polls include states that are very red and include states that are very blue. you're looki
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
from texas today. she's out on the campaign trail in columbus, ohio. good to see you as well, congresswoman. >> fredricka, good to be with you this afternoon. >> excellent. let's begin. we're talking about these candidates, president obama, mitt romney, they are crisscrossing these battleground states. let me begin with you, congressman price. you heard kyung talking about colorado being so vital. it was obama country during the last election, but with the one third independent voters made up much of suburban moms, is this a strategy that romney is going to be spending more time there later on today. how focused is he on colorado and trying to sway perhaps those one third independent voters? >> that's colorado and it's wisconsin and it's ohio and pennsylvania and all of the other states that are still in play. and the independent voters are indeed absolutely pivotal. each candidate want to make sure they get out their base, their base voters. when we look at the independent votes which is why we believe so strongly that governor romney will be the next president, we see high
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm EST
cloe. as you can see, we're looking at voters in the battleground state of ohio. this is columbus. no republican president has won the white house who has not won ohio. we're going to take you back to ohio a number of times as voters are hitting the polls across the country today. we have something we don't often see on election day, a big stock market rally. the dow industrials up 133 points today. what's the stock market telling us? good to have you on the program, gentlemen. thank you so much for joining us. let's talk about this rally. are you surprised, paul, that we have a triple-digit move? to what would you attribute such gains? >> good afternoon, maria. am i surprised? no, i'm not surprised. i don't think in the short term, meaning this week, the market says anything about the election. when you look back, as we are over the last 100 years, you have to look back from the week prior to the election and the two months prior to the election. so interestingly, though the polls two months ago showed that obama was really going to run away with it and it's been that way for the
FOX Business
Nov 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
tomorrow. fox business' jeff flock is in columbus, ohio, and ashley webster's in the richmond, virginia, watching the election's impacts on the economy. liz: ashley, let's go first to jeff flock in ohio, a state that a number of political analysts are saying could determine the election outcome. jeff? one-one thousand, two-one thousand. he's at a rock concert. all right. we're going to hold off. that's jay-z -- go ahead. >> reporter: if you can hear me, i've never been in a jay d concert -- jay-z concert before, but that's what's going on right now. you really can't hear muchof anything, although everyone here seems to like it. ohio, of course, is a huge, huge state in this election. the president trying to do his best to get the vote turned out here. one issue that i think -- [inaudible] tomorrow, this is the first time that ohio has mailed out absentee ballots to all of its 8,000 registered voters. it got roughly -- did i say 8,000? 8 million registered voters. they got about a million of those back. mailed an absentee ballot, and they have not mailed it back in, and then they go to t
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
, washington 44 tho morning but lots of 30s. out at dulles, 37 degrees. so we're chilly as well. 37 columbus. 41 in richmond and let's see. looks like raleigh 36 degrees. look at that. all the way down in the carolinas dipping into the 30s early. cloud cover moving through at the moment. our next little upper level disturbance coming through. this one will be less organized than yesterday. we'll see more sunshine. partly sunny today and we shoub should be dry although it will be cool out there with highs expected to top out in the mid-50s. i know it's only the second day of november but not your imagination. it has been cooler lately. 55 in washington. 54 leonard town. 51 in frederick. >> i kind of like it when it's cool in november. >> it should be. right? >> you don't want in the 80s right now. >> good eating weather. >> that's right. unfortunately we keep eating and eating. stay away from the fun sized candy bars by the way. let's get to traffic now. >> i just tweeted i think we're all fun sized next to wisdom. >> yeah, you're a supersize. >>> wait a minute. >> what was it? oh, fun size.
CNN
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
this morning. let's begin with our white house correspondent brianna keilar who is in near columbus, ohio n franklin county. tell us more about president obama's final message to the voters. >> well, carol a lot of the message is going to be about patience, and things are getting under way here in hilliard and i have to tell you that governor strickland was just introduced. we know that president obama is on the way here, and we are expecting that is a message of patience that he will be urging. probably using the jobs numbers from today to say, look, the economy is slowly but surely moving in the right direction, and this isn't the time to change course. obviously, countering very much to what we have heard from governor romney as he tries to urge the voters to change course. if yesterday was any indication, expect some strong jigs at governor romney for positioning himself as the candidate of change in this election. we heard yesterday that president talk about how mitt romney is not the candidate of change, but he has not put specifics on to a number of his economic plans. and we are exp
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